Kairos 2019

  Manipal Academy of Higher Education's event for international students, Kairos 2019, kicked off in the afternoon of August 9th. The event was organised by the Office of International Affairs in collaboration with AIESEC, IAESTE, CAM, and IPSF. The celebrations started with an interactive event at Marena, the University's sports complex that included a multitude... Continue Reading →

Hijras: India’s Third Gender

If you find yourself at a red stoplight in India, chances are you might find them squeezing through the gaps between the cars, tapping on windows, and unceremoniously asking for money. They often wear vibrant outfits and wait at traffic signals as their only means of livelihood. What you see are a group of transgender people -more... Continue Reading →

Christmas Countdown: Christmas Inception

The season to be jolly is finally here. Fir and pine trees all around the world are laden with pretzels, candies and twinkling incandescent lights. Carrying an ebullient air about it, the ocassion has always been associated to the big red jovial man we fondly call Santa Claus. The streets are draped with bright lights... Continue Reading →

Insta-grand: Beyond filters and feeds

Brilliant, warm skies casting a special sunset glow right into the camera. Tap. A silhouette of two fingers that strangely signify peace held up against the same brilliant warm skies. Tap. A face staring out into the brilliant warm skies like it holds the secret to a life full of enough sleep and unlimited pizza.... Continue Reading →

Ginger Garlic – A Review

There are quite a lot of places in Manipal that provide savoury food for all of our culinary needs. But there are only a selected few restaurants here that serve more localised platters of seafood to satisfy our Konkan cravings. And Ginger Garlic, the newest addition to the Thamboolam Group located on the first floor... Continue Reading →

Farewell, E=MmmCake2!

For quite a while, the fact that E=MmmCake2 was closing down was the talk of the town. One heard it being mentioned in conversations of random Manipalites, as they made their way through the Food Court. Soon enough, when you observed a group of people talking animatedly with contorted looks of despair, you could guess... Continue Reading →

Riwaayat- Know Your Theme

Riwaayat ( روايت ), borrowed from the poetic language of Urdu, translates to tradition and customs which have always played a vital role in weaving the Indian cultural fabric. Being one of the oldest civilisations in the world, the components of the Indian culture range across etiquette, civilised communication, rituals, beliefs, values, etc. The feeling... Continue Reading →

Manipal Model WHO

In an era of Climate science denial, effectively balancing what is objectively true about the world with what people want to be true about the world is increasingly difficult. With a view of encouraging informed debates and discussions, Manipal-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Inter-professional Education (M-FIILIPE) organised the first ever Manipal Model WHO. The... Continue Reading →

Hasta Shilpa, The Heritage Village

“To see the things that bind us to our culture- music, art, dance, artifacts- we need to go to a theatre, an art gallery or a museum. Entwining it in our architecture makes us live it again; see it whenever we wish to.” – Vijayanath Shenoy Part 1/2 - The Heritage Village Nestled humbly in... Continue Reading →

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